|Radical Futures of the Book - Shaping San Francisco|
One of the two major bookstore chains in the US is on the verge of collapse, even as authors are being abandoned by publishers to go "indie" via Kindle and iPad. The ebook (r)evolution is here, but its course is not yet chartedâwill the dinosaurs of New York's publishing industry go extinct, and what new species of publication and publisher will emerge? And will writers be able to make a living...not that most of them are doing that even now! Join science fiction writers Terry Bisson, Nick Mama...
Keywords: E-book; pdf; Kindle; Amazon; publishing; books; self-publishing; New York publishing; agents